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Update December 2018 The Sauna is currently closed, as part of the wider Finnair non-Schengen lounge refurbishment. Lounge staff tell me it'll re-open lovely and refreshed in the spring There really is a sauna in the lounge! It's only in the non-Schengen lounge. It's somewhat hidden, tucked away in the middle of the non-Schengen lounge complex, and anyone ...


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With the 1st class ticket you will get a more comfortable seat with more legroom for the 6 hour journey, and a free seat reservation(normally €4.50). For me that would be far more important that access to the lounge for a few minutes before the journey, and and definitely worth the €10(normally the price differential is much more). I don't know how I can ...


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Well, if you are traveling for business or in some other arrangement where someone else is paying for airfare, achieving elite frequent flyer status in a program is quite cheap. Being the travel companion of someone who has access is another route. Somewhat more seriously, flying intercontinentally in a premium cabin (or in a few selected services, such as ...


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I'm in the lounge now, so I can confirm that the Qype review is largely correct. The lounge is at the other side of the station from the main cross-concourse, so you either need to take the lift down from the south end of the Thalys platform, or walk down the westerly corridor and round the corner. If you take the southerly exit from the Eurostar platforms (...


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Yellowpages.com says the number is +1 (281) 553-0400, and suggests an alternate number +1 (281) 230-3100. Yellowpages.com is the web based descendant of the physical printed telephone directories that were (and still are in some areas) distributed to everyone with a landline telephone in the USA. It is so named because business telephone listings are ...


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I landed in terminal 3 and flew out of terminal 1 last year. I didn't have to leave the airside because Terminals 1 and 3 are joined. It took me about 20 minutes to walk from the Costa stand at the far end of terminal 3 to my gate in terminal 1 which was maybe half way down that terminal. So assuming your inbound flight arrives on time and you can walk for ...


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The primeclass CIP Lounge allows paid access for what appears to be 30 Euro. Access is also available via PriorityPass. It's a long time since I've been in that specific lounge, but I seem to remember that it was one of the nicer airport lounges I've visited. There is also a hotel which offers both airside and landside rooms. If you have the ability to go ...


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I believe it depends on both the credit card you have, and the country it was issued in. Taking one example, if you have an American Express Platinum card then you get access to quite a few worldwide lounges at any time, and several airline lounges when flying with that airline in any class. The current list of lounges for US customers is here. The country ...


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I do this regularly for plane spotting. Border guards at ZRH do not require you to show a boarding pass. I just show my (Swedish) ID card and sometimes they ask where I'm going, in which case I just make up a random city where there's an upcoming flight. Done! And yes, you can go back with no issues - just follow the signs for the A/B gates.


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I use those Admirals' Clubs regularly. They are OK. The food and drinks options are poor, but the showers are pretty nice. There are also some comfortable chairs which recline, which might be good for sleeping, although they can go quickly. The quiet rooms generally are quiet, but they don't contain the reclining chairs (from memory). It costs $50 for a day ...


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It's hard to find good info on spots in the airport, but Foursquare does mention: New privacy station with nice seats and power (free) near Johnny Rockets between T1 & T2 if you're looking for a place to nap and recharge (pun intended), this may be it. Apparently, several of the departure gates also include arm-less benches (airport sleepers' ...


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I've not slept in this airport, so I can't give you personal information. Nevertheless there is a site called "Sleep in Airports" that gives general information about sleeping in almost any airport. About Chicago O'Hare, this page says that you can sleep in a lounge for US$40-50, there are 3 hotels and if you are looking for a free nap you have some reviews ...


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There are a couple of options that a search throws up: LoungeGuide: A wiki website with user contributions on facilities at airport lounges. Lounges.net: Coverage outside US/EU seems spotty, but otherwise seems to have useful, helpful reviews (looking at EU airports I have been to, and general quality of written reviews).


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I can only quote another travellers review from Qype, but I think the most imporant information is there: The Thalys lounge is open to 1st class passengers and to Cybelis members as well as to members of the German bahn.comfort program. If you have such a bahn.comfort card, you can bring a collegue, that neither needs a train ticket himself or be a ...


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I discovered that option by reading this website: airport lounges sometimes offer good and reasonably priced solutions to rest. Two questions could have relevant answers: one about what the different lounges offer and one about how to get there for cheap EDIT: with the PriorityPass, as you mention you have it, the KAL lounge requires you to have a boarding ...


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There's no time limit - as long as you're traveling that day you will be allowed through security and allowed into the lounge. You don't even need to be flying AA - as long as you can physically get to the lounge and have paid your money then you will be allowed in. The only real restriction is if you are planning to check luggage, in which case you will ...


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As has been pointed out by several people in the comments, your question is similar to the question Can we switch terminals at Heathrow (LHR) for shopping only?, and indeed that question does give some relevant advice - however there is a little bit more to it in this case. Priority Pass currently have 4 lounges available at LHR - A ServisAir lounge in each ...


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The answer is that it can be done, and without too much stress! There seem to only be a few places where you can get from the lower level of T3 to the transit security check, before you're allowed into the main bit of the terminal. This meant a bit of a walk, then a long queue at security. After that, you're in the middle of Concourse 2 of Terminal 3, bang ...


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Based on advice from FlyerTalk, which suggested AA then CX then BA, I decided to try out the first two. (I know the BA ones from T5). It's a tough job, but those showers won't review themselves... The short answer - AA, by a nose The American Airlines lounges showers seem to be located between the two lounges, and I think everyone can have access. (Those ...


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To add to JoErNanO's answer which is spot on in general, in this case you will probably have Business Class lounge access on the basis of your departing domestic flight, so long as it's all been booked on a single ticket. (There are no departures from Heathrow before 6am, so you'll not be able to get access to the Concorde Room on the grounds that you've ...


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The train stations are not airside so you will need to exit terminal 5 through the immigration control then follow the signs to the station. Fortunately you have the required visa.


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As per your comments, your flight is actually with United Airlines, not Air Canada. United Airlines do have not a United Club at Manchester, but they do provide access to a "contract lounge" for customers travelling in Business Class, which is the Escape Lounge. I've used this lounge previously, and whilst it's nothing overly special, it's certainly better ...


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Depends on your status and ticket type(s). Access rules are fairly complicated: See https://www.lufthansa.com/us/en/Lounge-types-and-access In "most" cases (business class ticket and/or Star Alliance Gold), you will need a same day departure boarding pass to access the lounge. So if you already have a boarding pass for your connecting flight when you arrive,...


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Normally, it is not possible to move freely between terminals at Heathrow, unless you book a shopping transfer. You need to check in and clear security in your departure terminal, and then otherwise need to stay there. On arrival, if you're transferring to another terminal, you do that before clearing security, so you can't enter the other terminal However.....


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One option is to use a PriorityPass which has 2 matching options: 250 euros every year for 10 free lounge accesses and then 24 euros each, or unlimited access for 400 euros every year. They offer lounges in Helsinki and Talinn, with some conditions on the time of the day or destination. But there is no lounge in Oslo! So another option is, like @Andrew said,...


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There is some duplication with the techniques mentioned in this question. However, if Matthew is travelling a lot in that area, chances are he travels with the same airline a lot. So probably his best option is to make sure he always travels with the same airline or alliance and uses their frequent-flyer programme. Sooner or later he'll get upgraded to an ...


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As of January 2015: Lounge = no, basic refreshments = yes There are two pertinent BAEC FlyerTalk threads covering this: Replacement BA Lounge at NBO??? BA Nairobi Lounge Update? Based on that, until the new terminal building is finished at some point in the next year, there is no lounge that BA is using. (BA aren't using the Swissport one). On arriving at ...


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It seems to be possible to enter without a train ticket for these members. On their lounge page, Amtrak lists who can access them. They list those specifically needing a ticket: Amtrak passengers with a same-day ticket (departing) or ticket receipt (arriving) in First Class or sleeping car accommodations. Complimentary ClubAcela Single-Day Pass ...


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I don't believe so, no, unless you have arrivals lounge access. When you get off your flight in your original terminal (in this case Terminal 2), you'll be in the arrivals passenger flow. Unlike a domestic US arrival, for example, you don't just get dumped out into the terminal's departure gate area, but into a secure area. You'll then follow the purple ...


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The lounge access depends on what time your connecting flight leaves. My understanding is that you'll be allowed access to Business/First Class lounges if and only if the connecting flight leaves on the same day or before 6am the following day. Quoting from the One World webpage on lounges terms and conditions (emphasis mine): oneworld lounge access for ...


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